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Category Archives: Tips for Landlords

10 Tax Deductions That Landlords Miss: A Guide for New Investors

10 Tax Deductions That Landlords Miss A Guide for New Investors

Tax time is a particularly stressful time for most people, especially rental investors. After all, landlords need to determine what they can write off without making mistakes on their legal tax documents. Unfortunately, deductions sometimes get missed, excluding some significant tax benefits. To avoid missing out on tax benefits, read along as we go over […]

How to Handle Breach of Quiet Enjoyment Complaints in Your Rental

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How many of us have ever had to deal with an incessantly noisy neighbor or other disruptive circumstances? It happens, and when it does, it creates a sometimes hostile but always unenjoyable experience. For landlords, handling complaints from tenants may bring up the phrase “covenant of quiet enjoyment.” Although it may sound obscure, this legal […]

How to Write the Perfect Tenant Welcome Letter for Your Rental

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Making the right first impression is essential for both tenants and landlords. Therefore, as a property owner, providing new residents with a Tenant Welcome Letter is crucial in the rental process. Welcome letters greet residents while also providing them with vital information and policies. The move-in process can be a hectic and stressful time, so […]

Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Disputes: Top Tips for Property Owners

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Understanding how to professionally and calmly handle landlord-tenant conflicts is an essential part of the job. Although most people avoid confrontation, it may be your job as a landlord to settle an uncomfortable situation. So, let’s go over some ways to resolve landlord-tenant disputes if you are a property owner.  What Causes Landlord-Tenant Disputes? Many […]

Who is Responsible for Snow Removal at a Rental Property?

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When you own rental properties in regions with a lot of snow, you have to plan for snow removal before the first flakes fall. When you create a lease for your rental property, it’s crucial to determine who is responsible for maintaining snow removal. That said, it’s different depending on what type of property you […]

9 Tips for Transitioning from Part-Time to Full-Time Landlord

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Think you’re ready to become a full-time landlord? While becoming self-employed can be exciting, it can also be scary and take a significant toll on you financially if you aren’t prepared. So, you need to plan ahead and understand exactly what you’ll be responsible for as a full-time landlord. Follow these tips if you want […]

The Worst States for Landlords Across the United States

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One of the biggest decisions that landlords make is where to invest in rental property. Along with researching the local markets, it is important to realize that some states tend to favor landlords. Historically, Northern states benefit renters while Southern states tend to side with property owners. That said, owners must consider several factors such […]

Rental Property Maintenance Winter Checklist for Landlords

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The trees are bare and cold weather is setting in; winter is upon us. This is the time of year where late-night maintenance calls for frozen pipes, broken down heaters, and tenants locked out in the snow add even more stress to landlords. If you do not want to have these emergencies unexpectedly arise, preventative […]

The Pros and Cons of Keyless Entry Systems in Rental Properties

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When it comes to keeping your Howard County rental property safe from unwanted outsiders, there are plenty of precautionary actions you can take, including: installing a high-tech alarm system, strategically placing lights around the property to deter criminal activity, and ensuring all windows close properly and lock securely. When it comes to keeping your rental […]

Everything Landlords Need to Know About Section 8 in Virginia

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program sometimes referred to as “Section 8,” provides families and individuals an equal opportunity for a place to call home. However, many landlords are unfamiliar with the voucher process when it comes to rentals and how it works. So, join us below as we walk landlords through the requirements and steps […]